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A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum


17 October 2017 - 21 October 2017


21 October 2017


Windmill Productions - www.windmill-productions.com


Something familiar, something peculiar, something for everyone, a comedy tonight!

Inspired by the farces of the ancient Roman playwright Plautus (251–183 BC), the musical tells the bawdy story of a slave named Pseudolus and his attempts to win his freedom by helping his young master woo the girl next door. The plot displays many classic elements of farce, including puns, the slamming of doors, cases of mistaken identity (frequently involving characters disguising themselves as one another), and satirical comments on social class. The title derives from a line often used by vaudeville comedians to begin a story: "A funny thing happened on the way to the theatre".

The musical's original 1962 Broadway run won several Tony Awards, including Best Musical and Best Author (Musical). A Funny Thing has enjoyed several Broadway and West End revivals. It opened in the West End in 1963, featuring Frankie Howerd, Kenneth Connor and Jon Pertwee.


Hutchesons' Grammar School Drama Theatre
21 Beaton Road
G41 4NW

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Box Office

You can call the box office for this show on: 07505 729 140